Being me and also us: a community festival

Forty Hall Farm
Saturday 17th May, 10am – 4pm

Come along to Forty Hall Farm on Saturday 17th May, to celebrate the work of the Pioneer Health Centre, a unique experiment in community health and wellbeing. There will activities taking place all day, suitable for children and adults of all ages.

Weave with willow, with Mudlarks Farm;
Meet the new calves, on a tour of Forty Hall Farm;
Spin a new yarn, with textile artist, Sarah Burns;
Befriend a bird, with the London Wildlife Trust;
Grow food in the city, with the Enfield Veg Company;
Work with wool with the Wellgate Spinners;
Knit a new friendship, with the Oakwood Knitting Group;
Watch woodworking wonders with the Enfield Woodcarving Club;
Ponder a poem, with Somewhere in Particular;
Write a letter to a future self, with Post, Present, Future;
Learn to lindyhop with Enfield JiveSwing
Imagine Enfield, what changes would you make?

The day will feature a series of talks and discussions about the Pioneer Health Centre and its relevance to the way we eat, learn and live today. With local speakers and others in the know, including Andrew Simms (nef, author of ‘Cancel the Apocalypse’), Ruth Potts (Schumacher College), Christopher Trotter (chef and cookery writer); Julia Clarke (Prince of Wales Primary School) and Margaret Hannah (Deputy Director of Public Health, NHS Fife).

Download the programme for the day here.

The Festival is a celebration of a pioneering experiment in community health, known as the Pioneer Health Centre, and all of the community groups, people and clubs that make Enfield tick today.

Free entry all day

This event is being sponsored and organised by the Pioneer Health Foundation,  a small charity that exists to keep alive the spirit of the Pioneer Health Centre. You can read more about the Centre here.